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Call No.: bMS 128
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Ballou family.
Title: Ballou family. Papers, c. 1785-1974.
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: Family papers of Vermont pastor and legislator Hosea Ballou.
Organized into the following series:
- Series I. Records
- Series II. Letters
- Series III. Miscellaneous
This collection consists of miscellaneous letters and papers of the Ballou family. It includes a letter by Hosea Ballou (1771-1852). It also includes a handwritten, undated hymn written by New Hampshire poet and hymn writer Silas Ballou (1753-1837). This hymn was probably written circa 1785, when Silas Ballou compiled and published the first American Universalist hymn book, entitled New Hymns on Various Subjects. The collection also includes a record of births, marriages, and deaths.